Raymond Flynn

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Raymond Flynn
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Flynn in 2009
52nd Mayor of Boston
In office
January 2, 1984[1] – July 12, 1993[2]
Preceded byKevin White
Succeeded byThomas Menino
United States Ambassador to the Holy See
In office
September 2, 1993 – September 20, 1997
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byThomas Patrick Melady
Succeeded byLindy Boggs
Personal details
Raymond Leo Flynn

(1939-07-22) July 22, 1939 (age 83)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Catherine Coyne[3]
ParentsStephen Flynn
Lillian Kirby Flynn[3]
Alma materProvidence College (B.A., Public Administration, 1963)
Harvard University (M.A., Education, 1981)[4]

Raymond Leo Flynn (born July 22, 1939), known as Ray Flynn, is an American politician. He served as 52nd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1984 until 1993. He was later appointed United States Ambassador to the Holy See (1993–1997) by President Bill Clinton.

References[change | change source]

  1. "FLYNN INAUGURAL TO SET SOME FIRSTS". The Boston Globe. January 2, 1984. p. 1. Retrieved March 17, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.[permanent dead link]
  2. McGrory, Brian (July 13, 1993). "Menino, `a neighborhood guy,' now at center stage". The Boston Globe. p. 12. Retrieved February 26, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.[permanent dead link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Archives Guide ~ Office of the Mayor". cityofboston.gov. Archived from the original on April 23, 2012 – via Wayback Machine.
  4. "Guide to the Mayor Raymond L. Flynn records", City of Boston Archives and Records Management Division